Peter Carlson
Associate Professor
Government
757-594-7874 | pcarlson@cnu.edu

Areas of Expertise
Criminal justice, federal courts, capital case prosecutions, public administration, prison and jail administration, political science and leadership.

Education
D.P.A., University of Southern California, 1996
M.P.A., University of Southern California, 1996
M.S. Education/Corrections, Western Oregon University, 1969
B.A. Psychology, Willamette University, 1968

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
Presidential Rank of Meritorious Executive in the Senior Executive Service, 1996
Attorney General’s Award for Leadership in the U.S. Department of Justice, 1996

Memberships/Associations
North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents
West Central Wardens & Superintendents Association
American Society for Public Administration
Hampton Roads Chapter ASPA

Community Involvement
Benns’ United Methodist Church
Ruritan National Member
Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Board of Directors